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The Oxford companion to Canadian literature

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Oxford University Press , Toronto, New York
Canadian literature -- Dictionaries., Canadian literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries., Authors, Canadian -- Biography -- Dictiona
Statementgeneral editor, William Toye.
ContributionsToye, William.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9180.2 .O94 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 843 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2913739M
ISBN 100195402839
LC Control Number84145212

The second edition of the acclaimed Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature has been thoroughly updated with more than new entries on new writers, new books, and extended entries on established authors. In keeping with the original, entries cover fiction, prose, poetry, drama, prominent writers, literary magazines, publishers, and more general : William Toye.

This edition of The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature (the first was published in ) has added more than new entries, and its preface states that most entries have been modified and edited to capture up-to-date information.

In nearly 1, pages, the book features entries that vary from a quarter page to more than ten pages in length/5(3). rows  Oxford Companions is a book series published by Oxford University Press, providing.

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Oxford companion to Canadian literature. Toronto ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Oxford companion to Canadian literature. Toronto ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Toye.

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In his original Oxford Companion to English Literature, Sir Paul Harvey included “allusions commonly met with” in the literature.

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Reducing its pages by almost one half this concise edition will make the core contents of the original volume accessible to a much wider range of readers. Some entries have been shortened and others have been dropped, including many genre and regional.

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This Second Edition has been prepared in response to the extraordinary growth and diversification of Canadian literature since the early s. It contains over entries - of them new - written by contributors covering mainly English-Canadian. Author Name Toye, William. Title The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature.

Binding Hardcover. Book Condition Good. Publisher Oxford Univ Pr. ISBN Number /. This book offers a comprehensive and lively introduction to major writers, genres and topics in Canadian literature.

Addressing traditional assumptions and current issues, contributors pay attention to the social, political and economic developments that have informed literary events. The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature was first published in to great acclaim. In the fourteen years since its publication Canadian literature has enjoyed an explosion of creative talent.

The new edition brings this invaluable reference work completely up to date, with more than new entries on many new writers, new books, and. Based on the bestselling Oxford Companion to English Literature, this is an indispensable, compact guide to all aspects of English literature.

Over 5, new and revised A to Z entries give unrivalled coverage of writers, works, historical context, literary theory, allusions, characters, and plot summaries.

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Canadian Literature is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal of criticism and review, founded in and owned by the University of British journal publishes articles of criticism and reviews about Canadian literature in English and French by Canadian and international scholars.

It also publishes around 24 original poems a year and occasional interviews with line: Literature. The Oxford Companion to Canadian History: Hallowell, Gerald: Books - (4).

A notable anthology of Canadian poetry is The New Oxford book of Canadian Verse, edited by Margaret Atwood (ISBN ). Anne Carson is probably the best known Canadian poet living today.

Carson in won the Lannan Literary Award for poetry. The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, general editors, Eugene Benson & William Toye. Toronto Public Library. The Oxford companion to Canadian history and literature / Author: Norah Story.

Publication info: Toronto ; New York [etc.]: Oxford University Press, "The Concise Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature is an indispensable tool and guide for anyone interested in Canadian culture. William Toye has done a superb job of updating entries in the first [concise] edition, which appeared inand in adding many new entries.

Toye's Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature (), upon which the concise edition is based, was lauded as a landmark publication, was a Globe and Mail bestseller, and selected as a Quill and Quire book of the year.

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Eugene Benson, editor. Publisher: Oxford University Press Print, ] Canada’s th anniversary is coming up next year and there will be a. About Canadian Poetry. All poems published in book form have been included, as have uncollected broadsheet and serial publications before ; post broadsheet and serial publications have been included at the discretion of the editorial board.

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It is compiled and edited by Sir Paul Harvey, Fellow of St Anne s College, Oxford and lecturer in Classical Languages at the University of Oxford.The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature by Eugene Benson (Editor); William Toye Covers fiction, prose, poetry, drama, prominent writers, literary magazines, publishers, and more general topics.

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